Six hours in total of teaching the Holocaust - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Chris Linthwaite
    • 01.09.10 | 18:48 (IDT)

    is perfectly sufficient to cover the Nazis rise to power, the dehumanisation of the Jews as a political tool to consolidate Hitler's hold on power. The imposition of a police state in Germany, German expansion to the East, The concept of unter menschen, The final Solution Any longer is a waste of time. As for visits to Auschwitz with the advent of the Internet it is not necessary. You can go on a virtual tour with questions for the kids to answer. I know it is different for Israelis and Jews who lost family and they probably require as much as ten hours of teaching to understand the role of Jews in Eastern Europe and how they were subject to progroms etc for political expediency But for non jews and Europeans the lessons are essentially as above.

    from the article: Jewish teacher suspended in France for teaching 'too much' about Holocaust
    First published 10:24 01.09.10 | Last updated 10:24 01.09.10
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